Meeting Notes 2017-04-11

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Meeting Minutes
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  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about.
  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves.
  • Pick 2 random people to introduce themselves.
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts
  • Go over things that need doing around the space.
  • Awesome call outs
  • Tell me about What You Hack
  • Announcements
  • Questions
  • Votes
  • Tour

For extended discussions, we may take stack and borrow from MIBS Rules#Meeting Procedures.


Intro to PS1



New People

SO MANY PEOPLE only a few of whom are represented here:

  • David - embedded systems
  • Judy - interest in open house
  • Doug - CNC machines
  • Chris - construction, woodworking

Things that need doing around the space

  • Window needs fixing.
    • We have glass and glazing points - so measure and cut it and put it on up!
  • Scott from game night has offered to hook up the new sink (in old hot metals / new small metals) next week - so we need to turn off the water and move the new sink into position.
  • Everything everywhere is ticketed! Take it home, or it’ll get tossed.
  • Find and collect e-waste in the space - pile it in the dock - only things that are already here. Don’t bring more!
  • Tidy up!

Awesome Callouts

  • Will for helping Lyn with party decorations
  • Andy for Zen Woodworking classes
  • Jonathan for getting internet up and saving NERP
  • Adam for sealing dust collection ducts
  • Eric for working on dust collection system & warning system and sawstop work
  • Andrew for helping Aushra drag things from restaurant - stainless sink and tables
  • Skylar for 3D printing authorization and donuts!
  • Erik Wessing for making doors more secure

What have you been hacking

  • Will made a forearm bracer, and 3D printed a switchblade prop, and a back roller, and if anybody wants to take a class at Chicago Shoe Making School, talk to him.
  • Making a ukulele!
  • Making a kids playfort!


  • Birthday Party for PS:One
    • April 22nd at 6:30 pm
      • Face Painting, Karaoke, Soda, Cake, Ice Cream, open to everyone!
        • (Game Night also happens this night)
  • Old keys to the space no longer work! Throw them away or keep them as mementos of times past.
  • Zen woodworking club — hand tool woodworking - meets Mondays at 6:30
  • 300 Seconds of Fame tonight - talk about something! And listen to things!
  • Applications for authorizers are open! Email More info: []


  • Can I put a garden tended by robots on the roof?
    • No roof access, sorry, even for robots.


  • Failed to reach quorum for drum sander vote. Vote rescheduled for April 18.


Who wants to give a tour? Thank you Ron!